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**1. A man buys Rs. 20 shares paying 9% dividend. The man wants to have an interest of 12% on his money. What is the market value of each share?**

**A. Rs.12**

**B. Rs.18**

**C. Rs.15**

**D. Rs.21**

**Answer : **Option C

Explanation :

Face value of each share = Rs.20

Dividend per share = 9% of 20 =

He needs to have an interest of 12% on his money

ie, Money Paid for a share

Money Paid for a share =

ie, Market Value of the share = Rs.15

**2. A man invested Rs.1552 in a stock at 97 to obtain an income of Rs.128. What is the dividend from the stock?**

**A. None of these**

**B. 9.7%**

**C. 7.5%**

**D. 8%**

Answer : Option D

Explanation :

By investing Rs.1552, income = Rs.128

By investing Rs.97, income =

ie, dividend = 8%

**3. The cost price of a Rs. 100 stock at 4 discount, when brokerage is **** is**

**A. Rs. 96.25**

**B. Rs. 96.2**

**C. Rs. 97.25**

**D. Rs. 97.5**

**Answer : **Option B

Explanation :

**4. In order to obtain an income of Rs. 650 from 10% stock at Rs. 96, one must make an investment of**

**A. Rs. 3100**

**B. Rs. 6500**

**C. Rs. 6240**

**D. Rs. 9600**

**Answer :** Option C

Explanation :

Market Value = Rs. 96.

Required Income = Rs. 650.

Here face value is not given. Take face value as Rs.100 if it is not given in the question

To obtain Rs.10 (ie,10% of the face value 100), investment = Rs.96

**5. By investing in **** stock at 64, one earns Rs. 1500. The investment made is**

**A. Rs. 9600**

**B. Rs. 7500**

**C. Rs. 5640**

**D. Rs. 5760**

**Answer : **Option D

Explanation :

Market Value = Rs.64

Face Value is not given and hence take it as Rs.100

of the face value = 50/3

ie, to earn 50/3, investment = Rs.64

Hence, to earn Rs.1500, investment needed =

Try yourself:By investing in stock at 64, one earns Rs. 1500. The investment made is

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